The average pay for a Payroll Processor is $15.55 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
Payroll Processor Total Pay (?
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$26,174 - $48,438
(Median)
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48K
MEDIAN: $38,774
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Payroll Processor Total Pay (?
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$11.60 - $20.20
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MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$26,174 - $48,438  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,081  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,744 - $45,787  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 267
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.60 - $20.20  
   
Overtime
$18.06 - $30.43  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,081  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,744 - $45,787  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 267
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Job Description for Payroll Processor
  • Enter changes to employee payroll records.
  • Communicate with employees regarding changes in salary, benefits, etc.
  • Handle voluntary and involuntary deductions.
  • Calculate, key, total, and balance substitute payrolls.
  • Create reports for information pertaining to payroll.
Popular Skills for Payroll Processor
Pay by Experience Level for Payroll Processor
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Dallas
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Phoenix
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National Average
$34,000
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Experience Affects Payroll Processor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%
National Average
$34,000

Skills That Affect Payroll Processor Salaries

ADP Payroll System
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Microsoft Excel
0%
National Average
$34,000
Microsoft Word
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Microsoft Office
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
91%
female alumni
 
Male
9%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 23%
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